Senior Protection/Private Medical Insurance Underwriter

Lawes Consulting Group
Exeter, Devon
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title - Senior Protection/Private Medical Insurance Underwriter
Contract - Permanent
Salary - £35,000
Location - Devon
Industry - Insurance Broker (Insurance, Income Protection, Life, Health, Underwriting)

The Role:-

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Protection/Private Medical Insurance Underwriter to join an award winning, mutual healthcare and protection insurer. A growing company that have been providing award-winning health and income protection insurances for over 100 years and have an exciting future.

Job Description:-
·As a Senior Underwriter, you will provide accurate Underwriting. This will include substandard cases and financial underwriting and you will approve new business within an agree authority level. You will also provide support to less experienced team members. Some homeworking may be possible 1 or 2 days per week, once the training period is complete.
·You will be an experienced Underwriter, with previous experience of underwriting protection insurance and ideally private medical insurance.

·You will have the Life and Disability Underwriting examination

·You must have the right to work in the UK without restrictions.

·Bonus scheme (up to 12% dependant on personal/company performance).
·A full-time contract with a starting salary of circa £35,000 - £40,000
·Monday to Friday, 35 hour working week (7-hour day with 1 hour lunch)
·Office opening hours are between 8:00am - 6:00pm
·24 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays per annum
·Company Pension Scheme - Employer contribution 5% up to 10%
·Free Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection Insurance & Death in Service Scheme
·Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work and Payroll Giving Salary Sacrifice Schemes
·Free use of Cycle Racks, Shower facilities & Parking (some restrictions may apply to car parking)

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